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  • Professor Brian Druker

    Imatinib pioneer awarded Prince Mahidol Award for work on CML

    07 February 2019

    Professor Brian J. Druker has been awarded the Prince Mahidol Award 2018 in medicine for his research and contribution to leukaemia treatment.

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  • Leuka and world cancer day 2019

    World Cancer Day 2019

    04 February 2019

    The 4th Feb is World Cancer Day - here's how you can help Leuka raise awareness of leukaemia and other blood cancers.

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  • Maria Teresa Esposito Team at Roehampton - leukaemia researchers

    Last Call for 2019 John Goldman Fellowship Applications

    28 January 2019

    Applications for this year's John Goldman Fellowships close on Thursday 31st Jan - so get yours in now!

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  • Who's Cooking Dinner Guests

    Who's Cooking Dinner? 20th Anniversary - Latest Updates

    11 January 2019

    Our biggest fundraising event of the year returns for its 20th edition on Monday 4th March, and it's going to be bigger and better than ever, as 25 of the UK's best chefs descend on The Dorchester to create culinary magic. 

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  • New year charity resolutions to support leukaemia research

    New Year, New Ways for You to Help Fight Leukaemia

    04 January 2019

    Why not use the start of 2019 as an incentive to get more involved with Leuka's mission to end leukaemia? Here's an array of ways you can support our work, from things to help you get fit, to things you can do in 2 mins from your phone.

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  • Help cure infant leukaemia by supporting Leuka's Big Give Christmas Challenge

    It's Big Give 'Christmas Challenge' Week!

    27 November 2018

    From Tuesday 27th November to Tuesday 4th December, Leuka has the chance to get your donations doubled to help us raise funds to support our research into treatments for childhood leukaemia.

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  • Leuka's Big Give Christmas Challenge fundraiser for leukaemia research

    Leuka Takes on The Big Give 'Christmas Challenge'!

    22 November 2018

    Now in its 10th year, The Big Give's 'Christmas Challenge' is a one week, donation-doubling, fundraising spectacular - and this year Leuka have signed up, to help fund a research project very close to our hearts!

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  • Lab work in a leukaemia research lab

    Application dates for the 2019 John Goldman Fellowships announced!

    08 November 2018

    Calling all early career, blood cancer researchers! You can now download our application form for the next round of John Goldman Fellowships for Future Science.

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  • 2018 John Goldman Fellows

    Our 2018 John Goldman Fellows

    04 October 2018

    We're thrilled to welcome another group of amazing researchers to the Leuka JGF family. These four talented people will be undertaking one or two years of Leuka-funded research, to find new or better ways to fight leukaemia.

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  • Leuka Science Seminar 2018

    Leuka's Annual Celebration of Science Seminar 2018

    27 September 2018

    For the 2nd year running, we brought together Leuka's John Goldman Fellows and Grant Holders, along with some of the UK's top leukaemia researchers, Including Professor Mel Greaves, for an evening celebrating and sharing their work.

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  • Vince Hill farewell concert in aid of Leuka

    British music legend Vince Hill raises funds for Leuka at his farewell concert

    24 September 2018

    The beloved 60s pop star, song writer and presenter, uses his farewell concert to raise funds for Leuka and Sue Ryder.

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  • The Human Search Engine

    Welcome to "Remember a Charity Week" 2018

    10 September 2018
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  • Leuka Loves Afternoon Tea - new for 2018!

    Leuka Loves Afternoon Tea - new for 2018!

    10 August 2018

    We challenge you to eat ridiculously small sandwiches with your nearest and dearest, all in aid of leukaemia research

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  • Mike Tindall at the Mini Masters 2018

    Mini Masters 2018 - 10 years old and better than ever

    23 July 2018

    On Friday 20th July the immaculate Dukes Meadows par-3 course in west London was once again transformed into a golfing fun park, all in aid of Leuka's leukaemia research.

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  • Bucket collection Annual Review

    Leuka's Annual Review 2017/18 is now live

    11 May 2018

    Find out more about what Leuka funded in 2017/18.

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  • Dr de Boer and Dr Williams in their Leuka lab coats

    Childhood leukaemia research aims to give hope to patients

    26 April 2018

    Dr de Boer and Dr Williams are working on a potential new treatment for a childhood leukaemia that could go into clinical trial shortly. Find out more.

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  • Professor David Marks and Nurses

    Making an IMPACT in stem cell transplants with Professor David Marks

    26 April 2018

    Leuka is proud to have provided £1 million to IMPACT, a pioneering UK clinical trials network for stem cell transplants that will benefit leukaemia and blood cancer patients. We caught up with Professor David Marks, the medical director of IMPACT.

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  • Maria Teresa and her team in their research lab in lab coats

    Spotlight on Science: we catch up with John Goldman Fellow Maria Teresa Esposito

    25 April 2018

    Our 2017 John Goldman Fellow Maria Teresa is working at Roehampton University on a rarer form of leukaemia that affects children.

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  • Who's Cooking Dinner 2018 chefs - fundraising event for leukaemia research

    19th Who's Cooking Dinner? another memorable night for Leuka!

    04 April 2018

    The 19th Who's Cooking Dinner? raised nearly £400,000 for vital leukaemia research.

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  • Leuka blood cancer researchers in the laboratory

    UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and University of Oxford researchers awarded prestigious new Project Grants

    14 December 2017

    We are delighted to announce the award of two new Project Grants totaling almost £500,000!

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  • Leuka travel scholarship awards ceremony - Leuka International Scholarship Fund

    Scientists worldwide benefit from Leuka scholarships

    16 November 2017

    Winners of Leuka's inaugural Travel Scholarships received their awards at the 19th Annual John Goldman Conference on Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia last month.

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